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Mali says troops implicated in killings after mass graves found

Defence minister orders inquiry as 25 bodies found after a military crackdown on suspected fighters and ethnic militia.

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Deadly flood hits Ivory Coast

Hundreds have been forced to leave their homes due to severe flooding in economic capital, Abidjan.

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South Sudan's Kiir, Machar to meet in Ethiopia's capital

Political rivals have not met face-to-face in two years since Machar fled South Sudan in 2016.

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In South Sudan's war, thousands suffer rape and sex attacks

Although thousands of women have reported rape and other sexual atrocities in South Sudan's war, human rights groups say the figure is likely to be much higher.

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Ethiopia PM: Security agencies committed 'terrorist acts'

Abiy Ahmed said security institutions tortured citizens in order for government to remain in power.

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Libya: Haftar forces launch push against militia in oil crescent

Haftar's forces in bid to regain control of Ras Lanuf and Al-Sidra oil terminals in Libya's northeastern oil crescent.

oil crescent

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Togo opposition calls for stay-at-home protests

Opposition coalition wants constitutional reforms and introduction of presidential term limits of a maximum of 10 years.

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Ethiopia pardons hundreds sentenced on 'terrorism' charges

More than 304 prisoners, including 289 convicted on terrorism charges, to regain their freedom.

Abiy Ahmed

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Zimbabwe opens presidential hopefuls nomination for July polls

The elections, to be held on July 30, will be the first without former president Robert Mugabe running for the top seat.

Nelson Chamisa

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South Sudan rebel leader Machar to hold talks with President Kiir

Meeting between the two South Sudanese leaders to take place in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa next week.

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